This hit me so hard as I've been told because of a condition I have that I am losing my sight slowly but definitely surely and if the pressure around my brain/eyes doesn't stop building up it'll be much sooner than they think (so I'm told) anyway not to take anything away from this piece as Kitty said this is unique and one I will remember for some time to come even if I can not see it eventually.
A wonderful thoughtful piece. Well deserved nomination. Milly x
8 months ago
This was creative and fun to read. I think it is neat that you went all the way through the rainbow and ended with grey but you didn't bother with shades or any of the other variations each color possesses - that might have been for the better so as not to confuse any potential blind people this was for or may end up in front of
Many congratulations on your win, now print a copy out in braille and put it to the test!
8 months ago
Explaining color to a blind man by hopeful points 10
This spoke to me probably more than I could put down in words (which sounds funny coming from a poet here) but this is extremely clever and even though somewhat sad it's beautifully crafted and reads so smoothly especially when read aloud and the explanation of each colour was very profound.
Hey hOpeful! I really like this poem, are you a blind person? Jesus said it is the blind that truly see!
As Em said it is very clever, and it's Metaphor style is after my own heart. Brown is bitter;
the piping hot
liquid that helps
to repel the throes
eyes forced open. I Liked these words, as to me, it talks about Caffeine that stimulates the brain of those of sight and those deprived of light,equally. Great work, glad you won, added to my favorites! Crafty Ken